Fly Tying


San Juan River Nymph Rig

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After I returned from my four day adventure at the San Juan, I received more than a few emails asking about what type of setup I was using while I was there. In answer to those emails I put my artistic skills to the test and drew up a diagram of the rigging that I […]

The Indicator vs. the Hopper/Dropper

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Indicator vs. the Hopper I have always been told to never say never, so I will say instead that I rarely use an indicator when fly fishing small streams. Two main reasons keep me from threading my line through a bobber or a polypropylene indicator and neither of them are because I am an elitist. […]

Fly boxes: A journey, a couple reviews, and a simple how-to

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When I first happened upon the fly fishing scene, I read every book, watched every YouTube, and listened to every podcast. I wanted to know everything and have exactly the right gear for what I was going to do.  An intricate part of the fly fishing get-up is the fly box. The fly box can […]

Arizona Flies: Montana Fly Company

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I have tied up some of my AZWanderings’ bugs to send in for a tying contest held by Montana Fly Company and the Outdoor Blogger Network. I know it is a long shot, but my two creations/variants are going into the mail today in the hopes that someone likes them. The first fly is the […]

Rambling Review – Dyna-King Kingfisher Vise

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Rambling Review – Dyna-King Kingfisher Vice Why: If you have fly fished for any length of time, you can understand why I wanted to buy a vise.  After catching the fly fishing bug it was only a short while before I started seeing all of the possibilities and fun everyone else was having tying their […]